Discover one of Oahu's most beloved attractions. Located in Honolulu, the Waikiki Aquarium features more than 3,500 marine animals, mainly indigenous to Hawaii and the tropical Pacific Coast. See exciting exhibits like a 7,500-gallon tide pool filled with starfish, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, and coral fish. Meet sharks, jacks, and groupers in the Hunters of the Reef exhibit. Stop by the Hawaiian Monk Seal Habitat, Giant Clam Exhibit, and mesmerizing jellyfish tank. The OUTRIGGER Reef Waikiki Beach Resort is only steps away from the Waikiki Aquarium.
- Open daily from 9 am to 4:30 pm
- Adults: $12, Children (4-12): $5, Locals: $8, Children 3 and under: Free, Seniors & Military: $5 (with ID)
- Mauka To Makai (Earth Day)
- Summer Concert Series
- Ocean Talks
- Marine Exhibits
- Behind the Scenes Tour
- Group Tours
- Hawaiian Reef Animals
- Dining Waikiki Aquarium Gift Shop
- Educational Classes
Frequently Asked Questions
The Waikiki Aquarium has both indoor and outdoor sections filled with exhibits and habitats. Inside you'll find a reef tank showcasing marine life and ecosystems filled with corals, giant clams, colorful reef-dwelling fish, predators like sharks, trevally, groupers, and jellyfish. Outside, visitors can tour the monk seal habitat and the 7,500-gallon tide pool with fish that reflect the marine life around Waikiki. The Waikiki Aquarium also has a summer concert series on the lawn that draws a bustling crowd.
Expect to be at the Waikiki Aquarium for 1-2 hours depending on what events are happening while you are there. Summers boast an outdoor concert series on the lawn that draws visitors in for another hour. If you're pressed on time, make sure to hit the main exhibits first.